[ovs-dev] [L3 In-Band 6/9] Add ability for the datapath to match IP address in ARPs

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Tue Sep 1 21:50:39 UTC 2009

On Aug 31, 2009, at 4:49 PM, Ben Pfaff wrote:

> Do you think that it is worthwhile checking that ar_hrd is
> Ethernet, ar_pro is IP, ar_hln is 6, and ar_pln is 4?  Otherwise,
> we could mistakenly match non-Ethernet media or non-IP protocols.
> Those are uncommon but possible, e.g. wikipedia claims that
> "ATMARP is used to resolve ATM NSAP addresses in the Classical IP
> over ATM protocol."

Great point!  I incorporated this and your other suggestions.


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